Luminous Power Technologies (Luminous), recently announced the launch of its next generation Connected Solar Inverter, powered by the iQu Internet of Things (IOT) platform from iBot Control Systems. Built on Microsoft’s Azure Hyperscale cloud as the engine of intelligence, a set of mobile and web apps would actively monitor power savings, battery health, and also run predictive maintenance enabling greater energy savings.
Luminous Launched Solar Inverter Powered iQu Internet of Things (IOT)
The iQu IOT platform offers a comprehensive best-of-breed platform for management of connected devices, Apps, Inter-linkages, and Data. Using the iQu connected processor designed for high volume and highly distributed IOT deployments, enterprise-grade security and inbuilt cellular connectivity, the connected Solar Inverter will provide real-time access to usage monitoring hence enabling Luminous’ customers to maximize ROI on their investments.
Luminous’ first release of smart and connected products are targeted towards SMBs, individual customers, and small solar power facilities. The solution is designed to scale to 100,000s of Solar Inverters, and the insights generated will help Luminous’ R&D innovate more feature-full products in the future and bring them to customers on an accelerated basis.
“Luminous chose ibot for its ease of integration and ability to drive a faster go to market while rapidly innovating customer and channel facing applications (web/mobile) including analytics.” said Vipul Sabharwal, Managing Director, Luminous.
Ravi Subramanyam, Founder, and CEO, iBot Control Systems, said, “It was evident throughout the engineering and development process for Luminous’ new Connected Solar Inverter that our partnership with Luminous and Microsoft has created a new paradigm in intelligent power backup solutions.”
“We are excited to work with iBot which is transforming traditional products to smart and connected industry solutions on the Azure platform.” said Narendra Bhandari, General Manager, Developer eXperience and Evangelism, Microsoft India.
The new connected Solar Inverter is expected to be available in Feb. 2016 and will be marketed under the Luminous brand.
About iBot Controls
Founded in 2011, iBot Control Systems Inc. is the leading Internet of Things (IOT) platform of choice for the Connected-Products and the Industrial Internet world, with a mission to turn physical products, machines, equipment and environment into digital services, for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), Industrial and Consumer-focused businesses, thus enabling them, their channels, their customers and consumers to benefit from such technology. iBot India is present in Hyderabad, Telangana, and is driving IOT led innovation for Indian businesses in alignment with the government’s Make in India campaign.